Father Pitt seldom has much to say about things outside Pittsburgh, and he will say very little now. He has only this to say: the world is not quite as beautiful without Kodachrome as it was with Kodachrome.
Today is Father Pitt’s second anniversary on the World-Wide Web, so he celebrates with a collection of some of the most remarkable sights in the city that bears his name.
The Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain in Oakland, with the Cathedral of Learning in the background.
A Romanesque lion guarding the Allegheny County Courthouse.
The modernist ideal at Gateway Center.
Sunset over Polish Hill.
Hebe among the orchids in the Sunken Garden at Phipps Conservatory.
A whimsical fountain in Mellon Park.
The spire of Trinity Cathedral, with Daniel Burnham’s Oliver Building in the background.
One of the famous Dollar Bank lions.
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, also known as the Mellon Fire Escape.
An octagonal Gothic mausoleum in the Allegheny Cemetery.
Some of the Fourth Avenue bank towers, with part of PPG Place in the foreground.
Lake Elizabeth, West Park, in the spring.
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.